Delhi High Court cancels parole granted to OP Chautala
Delhi High court on Wednesday cancelled parole granted to INLD leader Om Prakash Chautala and asked him to surrender immediately. On Febraury 6, the Delhi HC had granted parole to Chautala, who is serving a 10-year jail term in teachers' recruitment scam case, on health grounds.
Earlier, the HC had granted Chautala a day's parole to attend his grandson and MP Dushyant Chautala's engagement on January 3.
CBI had on 26 March, 2010 chargesheeted Chautala indicting him for allegedly possessing assets worth Rs 6.09 crore, far exceeding his legal income between 1993 and 2006. In its charge sheet, the agency had alleged that Chautala's wealth was 189 per cent more than his income of Rs 3.22 crore during the period.
Chautala is in prison after being sentenced to a 10-year jail term in the junior basic teachers (JBT) scam case. He is serving imprisonment for illegally recruiting 3,206 JBT teachers in Haryana in 2000.
OneIndia News (with inputs from agencies)